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301st Fighter Wing (World War II)
Active 1944-1949
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Force
Role Command and Control

The 301st Fighter Wing is an inactive United States Army Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with Far East Air Forces, based on Okinawa. It was inactivated on 20 January 1949.





  • Constituted as 301st Fighter Wing on 5 Oct 1944 and activated on 15 Oct.
Inactivated on Okinawa on 20 Jan 1949




Operational History

Organized under First Air Force in late 1944, deployed to the Pacific Theater in 1945 and assigned to Twentieth Air Force. Engaged in combat during the last few days of the war. Assigned to Eighth AF in Aug 1945 and to Far East Air Forces in 1946. Served as part of the Army of Occupation on Okinawa. After 18 Aug 1948 no units assigned and existed as a paper unit. Inactivated on Okinawa on 20 Jan 1949


  • Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0892010924.

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